Health Data Breach Not Reported for Seven Months

Health Data Breach Not Reported for Seven Months

While HIPAA covered entities and business associates are required to investigate all security incidents, a '"breach" is not determined until the entities confirm that "acquisition, access, use or disclosure of PHI in a manner not permitted [under the regulations] which compromises the security or privacy of the PHI" occurred, she notes.

Uber will start audio-recording trips to protect its passengers

Uber will start audio-recording trips to protect its passengers

Uber has plans to ensure its passengers feel safe when using the service by introducing an audio-recording safety feature to all rides.

T-Mobile Discloses Data Breach Impacting Prepaid Customers

T-Mobile Discloses Data Breach Impacting Prepaid Customers

T-Mobile said today in a data breach notification that the account information of an undisclosed number of customers using the company's prepaid services was accessed by an unauthorized third-party.

Desjardins Group data breach hit all 4.2 million members: Quebec finance minister

Desjardins Group data breach hit all 4.2 million members: Quebec finance minister

MONTREAL (Reuters) - A June data breach that hit Canada’s Desjardins Group has affected all of the financial cooperative’s 4.2 million members, prompting government reforms to protect personal information in the Canadian province of Quebec, an official said on Friday.

Pilots Watched Video Feed of Lavatory From Cockpit, Flight Attendant Says

Pilots Watched Video Feed of Lavatory From Cockpit, Flight Attendant Says

But on Saturday, the airline said it would “vigorously defend the lawsuit,” claiming that it had investigated the allegations at the time of the alleged incident, in February 2017, and had found no hidden camera.“We can confirm from our investigation that there was never a camera in the lavatory,” Southwest Airlines said in a statement.

Credit Info Exposed in TransUnion Credential Stuffing Attack

Credit Info Exposed in TransUnion Credential Stuffing Attack

Using a credential stuffing attack, an unauthorized person was able to gain access to a TransUnion Canada web portal and use it to pull consumer credit files.

Capital One Canada

Capital One Canada

Capital One is not calling or texting customers regarding the cyber incident and is not asking for credit card or account information, or Social Insurance Numbers over the phone or via email.

As russian censorship increases, is a decentralized web the answer?

As russian censorship increases, is a decentralized web the answer?

That it’s frequently used as a Russian propaganda tool is well-documented, and Sputnik coverage of the Kerch incident ended up being no different. Once data is posted on the Permaweb, it cannot be overwritten by bias and propaganda as Sputnik intended to do with its coverage of the Kerch incident.

Flipboard reveals data breach, which left users' details exposed

Flipboard reveals data breach, which left users' details exposed

The news aggregation app announced in a post that it had identified unauthorized access of some of its internal systems, which contained some Flipboard users' account information and credentials. The company said it had not seen unauthorized access to third-party accounts.

It’s Almost Impossible to Tell if Your iPhone Has Been Hacked

It’s Almost Impossible to Tell if Your iPhone Has Been Hacked

Jonathan Levin, a researcher who has written books about iOS and macOS internals and security and provides training on iPhone security, said that in his opinion, so few iOS zero-days have been caught because they are worth a lot of money, and thus more likely to be used in targeted attacks.

Tesla Sentry Mode captures politician in Model 3 hit-and-run

Tesla Sentry Mode captures politician in Model 3 hit-and-run

A former traffic court judge currently in the running for a seat on the Philadelphia City Council was caught hitting a parked Tesla Model 3 and subsequently leaving the scene without reporting the incident.

Facebook admits it stored ‘hundreds of millions’ of account passwords in plaintext

Facebook admits it stored ‘hundreds of millions’ of account passwords in plaintext

Facebook confirmed Thursday in a blog post, prompted by a report by cybersecurity reporter Brian Krebs, that it stored “hundreds of millions” of account passwords in plaintext for years. Both companies said passwords were stored in plaintext and not scrambled.

Data breach at UConn Health affects 326k patients

Data breach at UConn Health affects 326k patients

Healthcare Data Breach Hack Sensitive data accessed after employee email accounts hacked A security incident at US medical center UConn Health may have exposed the sensitive details of more than 326,000 patients.

More than 800 data breaches reported to Australian privacy watchdog in 2018

More than 800 data breaches reported to Australian privacy watchdog in 2018

Data from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) reveals that last year it received 812 notifications as part of the mandatory breach reporting regime. Tags privacy cyber security data breaches Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC)

Australia’s government and political parties hit by cyber attack from ‘sophisticated state actor’

Australia’s government and political parties hit by cyber attack from ‘sophisticated state actor’

Reportedly, the incident sports “the digital fingerprints of China” but there remains the possibility that the attack was framed to look like it originated from China. The national government was attacked in 2015 by a “foreign government” (later named as China) that reportedly used computers at the Bureau of Meteorology as its entry point.

2019’s First Data Breach: It Took Less than 24 Hours

2019’s First Data Breach: It Took Less than 24 Hours

The details of an estimated 30,000 Australian civil servants were stolen when a directory was downloaded by an unauthorised third party – believed to have phished the email address of a government employee in the state of Victoria.

Uber fined £385,000 for data breach affecting millions of passengers

Uber fined £385,000 for data breach affecting millions of passengers

Uber’s European operation has been fined £385,000 for a data breach that affected almost 3 million British users, the Information Commissioner’s Office has announced.

How to Delete Facebook and Instagram From Your Life Forever

How to Delete Facebook and Instagram From Your Life Forever

Last month, Facebook revealed that a security vulnerability exposed up to 50 million accounts to being hijacked by hackers. “It’s why we took immediate action to secure people’s accounts and fix the vulnerability.” So I pulled out my data from Facebook and purged the account.

How to delete your Google account

How to delete your Google account

If you want to remove particular Google services from your account, click Delete products and sign into your account when prompted. You'll see a list of all the Google services associated with your account -- just click the trash can icon next to those you want to delete.

Someone Hijacked MEGA Chrome Extension to Steal Users' Passwords

Someone Hijacked MEGA Chrome Extension to Steal Users' Passwords

"You are only affected if you had the MEGA Chrome extension installed at the time of the incident, autoupdate enabled, and you accepted the additional permission, or if you freshly installed version 3.39.4," the company warned.

British Airways hack exposes personal and financial details of 380,000 customers

British Airways hack exposes personal and financial details of 380,000 customers

In all, 380,000 payment cards are affected, and British Airway urges anyone who believes their details may have been compromised to get in touch with their bank or credit card company.

Your child’s privacy at risk by technology offered by Schools

Your child’s privacy at risk by technology offered by Schools

It is unknown how many people were able to access the files but a few teachers from other schools in the district were also able to see some of the content.